Legal Internship Program (fall)
The candidate must be 2L, 3L, and LLM Law Student. Internships in non-legal fields may be available for Grad Students and exceptional Undergrads. Interns work on 1 of 4 projects: Initiative on Youth in Detention Facilities (Teen SENSE), a multi-year project to address rights of adolescents in foster care and detention facilities to comprehensive LGBT-inclusive sexual health programs. Must have excellent analytical skills; the ability to enga... read more
The candidate serves legal documents, prepares the required affidavits of service and files papers in courts, government offices and by electronic means. In addition will conduct research of court dockets, motion calendars, court files, and answers routine calendar calls at various courts around the city. Will be required to work overtime and become a notary public. File and serve legal documents(electronically and at the local courts). Monitor court cases, Elect... read more
Transgender Rights Project Law Student Intern
The intern, under the supervision of Lambda Legal’s Transgender Rights Project Director, will assist primarily with advancing and expanding Lambda Legal’s transgender civil rights work. Tasks will include: research and drafting in ongoing cases, prospective cases, and amicus curiae briefs; research, drafting, and/or editing publications on issues for general public education; and assistance with the maintenance and expans...
The students will join an organization that provides high quality, effective legal representation and assistance to indigent prisoners, to help them to secure their civil and human rights and to advocate for more humane prisons and for a more humane criminal justice system.
Areas of Law: Civil Rights, Disability, Family and Juvenile, Health, HIV/AIDS, Immigration and Naturalization, Prisoners, immigration- specifically removal defense, and mental health.
Interns in the Headquarters Enforcement team will work directly with the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and the national Enforcement Directors, who coordinate national enforcement efforts. Deal with cases as they rise in priority level, as well as particularly complex compliance reviews. Completion of at least first year at accredited law school prior to commencement of the internship, and in academic good standing at the time of application i...
Law Student Internships
The law students (1Ls or 2Ls) assist with federal and state civil rights lawsuits and with cases pending before administrative agencies. Interns work on individual housing discrimination cases by conducting pre-litigation investigations and by researching and analyzing a wide variety of substantive and procedural legal issues. Interns also help with legal research involving systemic discrimination in rental, sales, and mortgage lending on the basis ...
Intern, Tax Services
The intern will serve as member of client service teams. Will receive formal and on-the-job training to hone and develop their technical skills. Assist in the preparation of individual, estate, gift and fiduciary tax returns. May be responsible for research on tax law or other related projects. Should be pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field and/or an advanced degree in Accounting, Taxation, J.D. or LL.M. and h...
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Recent U.S. Graduates
The candidates must be third year students with outstanding academic qualifications in an accredited United States Law School seeking employment as first year associates.
Student Legal Specialist
Duties: Encompasses work of varying degrees of difficulty and responsibility performed under supervision of the Borough Chief and/or attorneys and the paralegal supervisor which may include: Under direct supervision of an attorney, may handle a limited juvenile delinquency caseload and appear in court to present matters. Work collaboratively with the assigned attorneys to gather discovery and evidence needed to proceed in court. Interview witnesses...
Legal interns assist counsel in all areas of our practice, including copyright and trademark licensing, patent review, and nonprofit corporate formation and compliance. Typical work includes legal research and writing, drafting educational materials, and assisting with registrations and other filing. Should have a demonstrated interest in software freedom and be conversant in legal and technical concepts related to free and open source software. Familiarity w...
Law School Intern
The intern should be eager to learn immigration law by observing work on bro-bono cases. Must be at a law school that is willing to work with the firm to set-up training that meets the State and Federal labor law requirements for intern programs.